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First/Second declension Adjective; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: προνοητικός προνοητική προνοητικόν

Structure: προνοητικ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: from pronoou=mai


  1. provident, cautious, wary
  2. shewing forethought or design


First/Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • οὐ μὴν ὑπάρχουσάν γε ταύτην τὴν ὁμοίωσιν, ἀλλὰ φαινομένην μόνον εἶναί φασιν οἱ μήτε τεχνικὴν οἰόμενοι τὴν φύσιν εἶναι μήτε προνοητικὴν τοῦ ζῳού μήθ’ ὅλωσ τινὰσ οἰκείασ ἔχειν δυνάμεισ, αἷσ χρωμένη τὰ μὲν ἀλλοιοῖ, τὰ δ’ ἕλκει, τὰ δ’ ἐκκρίνει. (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., , section 123)
  • ἀλλ’, ὦ σοφώτατοι, προνοητικὴν τοῦ ζῳού καὶ τεχνικὴν αὐτὸσ ὁ Ἐρασίστρατοσ ὑπέθετο τὴν φυσιν. (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., B, section 27)
  • διὸ καὶ τῶν θηρίων ἔνια φρόνιμά φασιν εἶναι, ὅσα περὶ τὸν αὑτῶν βίον ἔχοντα φαίνεται δύναμιν προνοητικήν. (Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics, Book 6 49:2)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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